In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
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Exclusive: The Liberal Democrats’ untrue claims about a “Brexit brain drain” at British universities
Alarming statistics – reported this week in the national press and on high-profile social media accounts – about academics leaving the UK were bogus.
“The gap between a hung Parliament and a landslide is very, very small.” Kanagasooriam on the election’s closing stages.
We reproduce a further Twitter thread from the man who helped to advise Ruth Davidson on how to win in Scotland.
There are so many marginal seats here that a small shift either way could dramatically change the race – but at present, the SNP look on track for a good night.
The campaign, week five. Johnson holds his ground – and aims to end next week where he began. With getting Brexit done.
Our nagging worry is: what about voters who may not want to get Brexit done, but are nonetheless apprehensive about Corbyn and John McDonnell’s tax plans?
I’ve been nervous after last time – but here goes. Plus: Farage is having a dreadful campaign. And why election night TV will never be the same again.
All these ‘family friendly policies’ are offered to mothers only if they agree to hand over care of their children to external settings and get out of the home.
Where the Tories have rallied in Scotland, Labour appear to have done so here. There is a broad range of possible Conservative targets, but only a few anticipated gains.
Lord Ashcroft: Labour is doing better among its former voters than at this campaign’s start. Week Four of my General Election Dashboard.
But my latest 4,000-sample poll, conducted between Friday and Monday, finds little change in the overall picture,
Nick Hargrave: Meet Megan and David – who, with others like them, may determine this election result
If on election day they think the result is a foregone conclusion, then they are more likely to use their vote in different ways.
All three parties have a middling band of targets – what leaps out is how so many Cameron-era gains now seem out of the Tories’ reach.
Their MRP projection has the Scottish Nationalists picking up several seats, often by narrow margins, which would surprise those on the ground.
This region contains a sizeable clutch of those crucial ‘Labour Leave’ seats through which the Prime Minister is trying to pave his path to an overall majority.
David Gauke: Labour struggling. The LibDems not cutting through. The Tories winning by default. My take in this unusual election for me.
We are on course for a WTO Brexit. Given the opinion polls, the media’s attention would be best focused on the implications of such an outcome for the country.
The LibDem leader tells Andrew Marr she will not strike a Brexit deal with Johnson. “I’m voting for the things that I’m standing up for,” she says.